Jobless rates stay level or improve in 32 states

In 2018, the Unadjusted U-3 jumped from 3.6% in May to 4.2% in June (a fairly large jump) but the seasonally adjusted numbers only went from 3.8% to 4.0%.Beginning in July the U3 began falling to their lowest levels since 1969 where they remained during October and November. The Unadjusted U-3 Unemployment rate for November 2018 was 3.5%, while the adjusted U-3 was 3.7%.

Yet the unemployment rate is currently at a 26-year high of 9.8 percent – and likely to top 10 percent soon and stay there a while. month extension of unemployment insurance for people in states.

Its unemployment rate dipped to 3.8 percent – the lowest level. Stay with or consider a subscription today. Among the issues facing businesses: Locally, the New Jersey Legislature is.

Single-family housing starts improve Total housing starts declined 12.3% in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of almost 1.2 million. Both single-family and multifamily starts fell. multifamily starts declined 19.8% from May, while single-family starts fell 9.1%. Starts fell across the United States but dropped especially hard in the Midwest.

But California was the first state to defy federal prohibition, legalizing medical cannabis in 1996. A 2016 ballot initiative opened the way to recreational pot. With a growing economy and a low.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.. Productivity rises in 32 of 49 trade and food services industries in 2018. June jobless rates down in 6 states; payroll jobs up in 4 states

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Frictional and structural unemployment occur even in a healthy economy. The natural rate of unemployment is between 4.5 percent and 5.0 percent, according to the Federal Reserve.The Bureau of Labor Statistics defines unemployed people as those who are jobless and have actively looked for work in the past four weeks.

With unemployment expected to remain above 9 percent for the next year, the government is considering fresh steps to add jobs. 24/7 wall st. looked at ten possible solutions that could help return.

Survey: 70% of lenders believe housing recovery is real FHA to deny mortgage backing for credit disputes above $1,000 Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bond price drop, and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall.recovery stage of the economic cycle. Last year, half of the banks and 57% of non-banks thought the economy was approaching its peak. This year 57% of banks and 50% of non-banks indicated the economy is approaching the peak with less respondents indicating a recovery phase and as stated previously, we received the firstMortgage rates hit all-time lows (again) The percentage who perceive having a "good enough credit rating to get a mortgage" as an obstacle declined from a high of 38 percent in 1996 to 16 percent this year.

While states have authority to set up their UI trust funds, they all share basic features. Each employer’s unemployment tax rate is based on several factors, including how many of their former employees collect UI and the level of the state unemployment insurance trust fund, a practice called experience rating.